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Social Security: Getting your payments electronically

By law, you are required to receive your Social Security benefits electronically. This can be done by choosing direct deposit so they go directly into your bank account. Another option is to have benefits deposited into your Direct Express Debit MasterCard account ... MORE
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Social Security: Is there a way to get a new card?

If you’ve lost your Social Security card, there are ways for you to get a new one to replace the lost one. Your Social Security number important for things like employment, loans, and government programs or services. Keep your card in a ... MORE
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Social Security: Where is my statement?

Millions of Americans collect Social Security each month in retirement. This means it’s a good idea to keep tabs on any and all information regarding your benefits. The easiest place to find any information you might need is by checking your benefits ... MORE
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Social Security: How to change your address

Many Americans receive different types of Social Security benefits like retirement, disability, and even spousal benefits. If you receive any of these or Medicare, you need to be sure your address on file is accurate. This can be done in your My ... MORE
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Social Security: How to replace your card online

Sometimes people end up losing their Social Security cards, which are needed for things like employment and proof of identity. While just knowing your number is enough in most cases, there are still times you might need a physical card. The Social ... MORE
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There are 2 things to think about when married and claiming Social Security benefits

Social Security claims are simply easier to file when you’re single because there are less options compared to being married and claiming. How you choose to claim your benefits can have a direct impact on your spouse, so it’s always important to ... MORE
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The highest amount in Social Security income you can earn for 2022 is over $50,000, but how do you get it?

The most money a person could earn off Social Security income for 2022 is a whopping $50,328. The possibility of most Americans collecting that much in Social Security benefits is unlikely, but there are some things you can do to get the ... MORE
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5 important things to know before COLA increase raises Social Security benefits in just weeks

Americans grew excited in Oct. when it was announced that the COLA increase would boost Social Security benefits by 5.9%. Millions of Americans are impacted because they live off Social Security. The change goes into effect in just a few weeks. Related: ... MORE
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Online statements for Social Security benefits are redesigned

Changes have been made to Social Security’s online statements. If you normally access this way, there are some changes you need to be aware of. Online statements can be accessed through My Social Security accounts by adults that do not receive benefits ... MORE
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Here’s how to access and view your own social security information online

An online system has been provided by the Social Security Administration for social security claimants to view their information on record. They may also access services related to their benefits. The account can be set up online through My Social Security, where ... MORE